BS in Real Estate

Overview

IN 2020, THE BS IN REAL ESTATE, OFFERED BY THE SCHACK INSTITUTE OF REAL ESTATE, WAS RANKED #3 NATIONWIDE BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT EDUCATION IN THE CATEGORY OF UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM – REAL ESTATE.

The BS in Real Estate prepares students to understand the basic elements of real estate within the urban landscape. The program is specifically designed for students who want to study full time, during the day. It builds upon a solid liberal arts core and business foundation. Under the guidance of a distinguished faculty of prominent professionals in the real estate industry, students acquire knowledge of cutting-edge trends in real estate finance, real estate law, real estate economics and market analysis, as well as key aspects of the real estate development process, and asset and portfolio management.

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Program Structure

Requirements

As part of their program of study, students complete a 52-credit liberal arts core requirement plus an additional 16 credits of liberal arts electives and required courses. Forty-four credits of the curriculum are devoted to the in-depth study of all facets of the real estate industry, with an additional 16 credits in real estate electives.

Study Away

Students may choose to fulfill some of their core degree requirements by studying at one of NYU's global sites in the second semester of their sophomore year.  Study abroad requires an application process and is dependent upon approval from the NYU Global Programs Office. Before considering the opportunity, students should discuss this option with their academic advisor.

Internships

The NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate's New York City location provides students with a rich laboratory to study office, retail, industrial, and multifamily real estate. Students will have the opportunity to conduct field research, visit projects at various stages of development, tour historic sites and state-of-the-art buildings, and study the local and regional infrastructure. The "Senior Project:  Internship," provides the opportunity for students to apply the knowledge they have gained in their major in an actual real estate industry setting.

Core Requirements

As part of their program of study, students complete a 52-credit liberal arts core requirement plus an additional 16 credits of liberal arts electives and required courses. Forty-four credits of the curriculum are devoted to the in-depth study of all facets of the real estate industry, with an additional 16 credits in real estate electives.

See the proposed course of study below:

Freshman Fall Semester (16 Credits)

Writing I

Algebra & Calculus

Cultures and Contexts

Expressive Cultures

Freshman Spring Semester (16 Credits)

Writing II

Calculus I or Calculus II

Natural Science I or II

Real Estate Principles

Sophomore Fall Semester (16 Credits)

Intro to Macroeconomics

Real Estate Development

Texts and Ideas

Elective

Sophomore Spring Semester (16 Credits)

Intro to Microeconomics

Business Org. & Mgmt.

Statistics

Elective

Junior Year Fall Semester (16 Credits)

RE Accounting & Taxation

Real Estate Finance

Societies & the Social Sciences

Elective

Junior Spring Semester (16 Credits)

IReal Estate Law

Real Estate Valuation

RE Commercial Lease Analysis

Elective

Senior Fall Semester (16 Credits)

Market Analysis in Real Estate

Intro. to Risk & Portfolio Mgmt.

RE Capital Markets

Real Estate Elective

Senior Spring Semester (16 Credits)

Senior Project

Real Estate Elective

Real Estate Elective

Real Estate Elective

Admissions Criteria

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